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post #1 of 4 Old 07-31-2005, 07:13 PM Thread Starter
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Rim Cleaning Question

I have the gold Sti stock rims. Now I spend about as much time cleaning them as I do the car when I wash it, problem is small black spots on them, generally in the rim grooves. Does anyone know how to get rid of these/or how to prevent them? Thanks guys...
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Thats probably tar from the road, no real easy way to clean but you can try picking off the clump then useing a wax and grease remover or rubbing alcohol should work

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Wax the wheels every time you rotate your tires. Makes stuff come off much easier. Be sure to wax the inside part of the wheel as well as the outer area and try not to get any on the tires.

When they are waxed the grime/dirt/stuff will typically wipe right off. I do mine every 3-5K miles.
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That would help but not all wheels have a clear coat on them, take mine for example they have a textured finish waxing them would be a disaster

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